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Victory of Adwa Reminds Ethiopians Rallying Together To Defend their Sovereignty

The Victory of Adwa reminds us of a time when Ethiopians, setting aside their differences, marched together in unison to defend the sovereignty of our beloved nation,’ Addis Ababa City Mayor Adanech Abiebie said.

‘We solemnly commemorate the 128th anniversary of the Victory of Adwa, honoring the courage and unity it represents in our nation’s history,’ the mayor posted on X, formerly twitter.

The mayor added that today marks the 128th anniversary of the historic Victory of Adwa, a day that stands as a testament to the unity, resilience, and heroism of our nation.

This year, we are commemorating this momentous occasion in a manner befitting its significance, the mayor said.

‘We gather at the Adwa Victory Memorial, a place that embodies the grandeur and the spirit of our forebears’ triumph against colonial aggression.’

Adanech recalled that the Victory of Adwa reminds us of the time when Ethiopians, setting aside their differences, marched together in unison to defend the sovereignty of our beloved nation.

‘Our ancestors made immense sacrifices, united by a common goal and a shared belief in the sanctity of our land and the dignity of our people,’ she added.

The major elaborated this victory is etched in history with indelible ink, symbolizing unity, respect, heroism, and resilience she said, adding it is a victory that belongs to all Ethiopians, a shared heritage that we proudly celebrate together.

‘As we commemorate this victory, we are also reminded of the promise it holds for our generation and the generations to come,’ she underlined.

The Victory of Adwa also demonstrates the unity and commitment to uphold the values of freedom and sovereignty that our forefathers fought for.

Finally, each one of us needs to continue working towards a united, strong, and prosperous Ethiopia, she said.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency

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